Ease occupational licensing, free people to work

July 27, 2017 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

Today we filed this comment letter with the FTC describing how easing occupational licensing would give Americans a pathway to prosperity.  The FTC has assembled an Economic Liberty Taskforce dedicated to addressing occupational licensing abuses, and is holding a roundtable today about how licensing affects people’s ability to move across ...


New Federal Trade Commission economic liberty website

March 17, 2017 | By CALEB TROTTER

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched an exciting new website for its recently formed Economic Liberty Task Force. Aside from signaling how serious the FTC’s Acting Chairman, Maureen Ohlhausen, is in using the commission’s resources to advocate for occupational licensing reform, the website will also serve as a valuabl ...